The Best Boutique Hotels in Atlanta, Georgia

Atlanta's best boutique hotel offerings include beautifully restored historical buildings as well as modern hotels
Atlanta's best boutique hotel offerings include beautifully restored historical buildings as well as modern hotels | Courtesy of the Social Goat Bed and Breakfast / Expedia
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Writer7 January 2021

Boutique hotels can offer as much in style as they do comfort, and in a world of tired hotels, they are a welcome change. Atlanta has a wide array of beautifully restored and historical buildings for you to stay in, as well as modern hotels with a personality. Whether you visit for the World of Coca-Cola or to see the Georgia Aquarium, we’ve chosen some of our favorite boutique hotels for you to investigate in Georgia‘s vibrant capital.

Hotel Clermont

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Hotel Clermont, Atlanta
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Sitting on the historic Ponce De Leon Avenue, this hotel built in 1924 has been restored to its former glory. The Poncey Highland neighborhood is perfectly accessible to the Old Fourth Ward, Mid and Downtown areas with great views of the city from its 360-degree roof garden and bar. It may be retro, but the decor gives this hotel a sense of the now, attracting a youthful set to its stylish rooms and suites.

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The Social Goat Bed and Breakfast

Boutique Hotel, Bed and Breakfast
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The Social Goat Bed and Breakfast 2, Atlanta
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This unique bed and breakfast, three miles (5km) south of Downtown, was built in 1900 as a working farm and homestead and still retains its charm over its 3/4-acre (0.3ha) property, housing goats, ducks, chickens and turkeys, making it the ideal stay for a family with children. The small houses, rooms and suites are individual unto themselves, offering comfort with the possibility of feeling totally at home in your own space. A great welcome in lovingly restored grounds.

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The Burgess Hotel Trademark Collection by Wyndham

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The Burgess Hotel Trademark Collection by Wyndham, Atlanta
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As Buckhead begins to further cement itself as a popular spot for those visiting Atlanta, this hotel combines the quirky with the ultra-modern. Colorful rooms contrast and invigorate with a sense of confidence lacking in other hotels. The globally themed suites are outstanding in their individuality, where contemporary design meets vintage. With a top European-inspired bar and restaurant, you won’t even feel the need to be entertained elsewhere.

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Ellis Hotel, Atlanta, A Tribute Portfolio Hotel

Chain Hotel, Boutique Hotel
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Ellis Hotel, Atlanta, A Tribute Portfolio Hotel, Atlanta
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This award-winning hotel in Downtown is as appealing to businesspeople as to those on vacation, with 1,500sqft (140sqm) of event space under its roof and also walking distance to the World of Coca-Cola, the Georgia Aquarium, Bobby Dodd Stadium and the State Farm Arena. Their Stay Well rooms, which are free of dust and deep-cleaned for bacteria, offer comfort on a deeper hygienic level.

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Artmore Hotel – Midtown

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Artmore Hotel - Midtown, Atlanta
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The Artmore in Midtown is aligned with the High Museum of Art, which is only a short walk from the hotel. The Artmore’s Spanish façade dates back to 1924 and has been restored to enhance its history and elegant design at the heart of the cultural arts district. LGBT-friendly, it also has a studio bar and cocktail garden at its very heart, where incredibly friendly staff will happily rustle up one of their special “grilled cheese” sandwiches for you.

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  • Glenn Hotel, Autograph Collection

    Chain Hotel, Boutique Hotel
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    Glenn Hotel, Autograph Collection, Atlanta
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    The Glenn Hotel offers a range of rooms and suites in Downtown Atlanta, to make sure you feel pampered and indulged during your stay. Each room has personally curated artwork that lends a personal touch, and the design is sleek and arresting to the eye. You can head to the rooftop bar if you’re looking for a relaxing evening sipping cocktails with panoramic views for miles.

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    Sugar Magnolia Bed and Breakfast

    Bed and Breakfast, Boutique Hotel
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    Sugar Magnolia Bed & Breakfast, Atlanta
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    This exquisite and multiple award-winning B&B, found in the Inman district, is a typically restored Victorian home from the late 1800s. Its three-story turret catches your eye from the grounds, while inside, the grand staircase and the many fireplaces and chandeliers all make you feel like you are staying in the midst of local history. There are plenty of places to relax: your own balcony, the front porch, the surrounding gardens or up on the roof deck. Grab a rocking chair and unwind.

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    Candler Hotel Atlanta, Curio Collection by Hilton

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    Candler Hotel Atlanta, Curio Collection by Hilton, Atlanta
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    The Candler has a classic Art Deco design from 1906 that is part of Atlanta’s past towering over Downtown. To say that the interior that greets you is stunning is not hyperbole. The lobby is intricately decked in marble and lined with columns, while crystal chandeliers hang from the ceiling. With hundreds of rooms and suites to choose from, this is a way to step back into another era of Atlanta’s history as a new one is welcomed in.

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    Stonehurst Place Bed and Breakfast

    Boutique Hotel, Bed and Breakfast
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    Stonehurst Place Bed & Breakfast, Atlanta
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    A winner of multiple awards, this is by no means a standard bed and breakfast. Lovingly restored and designed by its owner, this building and gardens deliver the eco-friendly requirements to a modern traveler without ever losing any sense of its history. The fiercely proud hosts are always on hand to make sure your stay goes smoothly. Gourmet breakfasts are served as piano is played from the dramatic front parlor, making this a place to remember in Midtown Atlanta.

    These recommendations were updated on January 7, 2021 to keep your travel plans fresh.